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Sep 27, 2012

ACC and Big East Week Five Preview

In-state rivals Florida State and South Florida face off for just the second time in history. The Seminoles have been lighting up the scoreboard, averaging 56 points a game. Quarterback EJ Manuel is a serious contender for the Heisman after throwing for 380 yards and two touchdowns against then-No. 10 Clemson. Bulls QB B.J. Daniels started the first game of his career in a 17-7 win against FSU in 2009, and has actually totaled more yards than Manuel to this […]

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Sep 18, 2012

Big East Week Four Preview

Rutgers (3-0, 1-0 Big East) travels to Fayetteville to take on Arkansas (1-2, 0-1 SEC) for the first time in history. The Scarlet Knights are trying to start 4-0 for the first time since 2006. Syracuse (1-2, 0-0 Big East) heads to Minnesota (3-0, 0-0 Big Ten). Orange wide receiver Marcus Sales looks to extend his streak of four-straight games of at least 100 receiving yards and one touchdown. Temple (1-1, 0-0 Big East) hits the road for the first […]

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Sep 18, 2012

ACC Week Four Preview

Florida State (3-0, 1-0 ACC) hosts Clemson (3-0, 0-0 ACC) in a battle of top ten teams. In addition to their Atlantic Division foe, the Noles also welcome College GameDay to Tallahassee for the eighth time. The game marks Clemson’s first top ten matchup in 12 years. Miami (2-1, 1-0 ACC) travels to Georgia Tech (2-1, 1-1 ACC) as the Hurricane try to stay atop the Coastal Division. The Yellow Jackets rank third in the nation in rushing offense, averaging […]

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Sep 13, 2012

ACC Week Three Preview

Florida State (2-0, 0-0 ACC) welcomes Wake Forest (2-0, 1-0 ACC) to Tallahassee this weekend as 24-point underdogs. The Demon Deacons, however, have won four of the last six against the Seminoles, including last year’s 35-30 upset in Winston-Salem. Georgia Tech (1-1, 0-1 ACC) looks to avoid its first 0-2 ACC start in five years when the Yellow Jackets host Virginia (2-0, 0-0 ACC) at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Mike London and the Cavaliers survived a one-point thriller with Penn State […]

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Sep 13, 2012

Big East Week Three Preview

Rutgers (2-0, 0-0 Big East) travels to Raymond James Stadium to meet South Florida (2-0, 0-0 Big East) in a Thursday night primetime matchup. The Scarlet Knights own the all-time series lead at 5-2, but the Bulls are favored by eight in a game that will be broadcast nationally on ESPN. Louisville (2-0, 0-0 Big East) looks to start the season 3-0 for the first time since 2006 when the Cardinals host North Carolina (1-1, 0-1 ACC). That 2006 season […]

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Sep 07, 2012

Big East Week Two Preview

The first conference game of the season took place on Thursday when Cincinnati (2-0, 1-0 Big East) ran away from Pittsburgh (0-2, 0-1 Big East) at home in Nippert Stadium. Our scouts were in attendance and described the atmosphere as “electric.” Syracuse (0-1, 0-0 Big East) has to recover from a heartbreaker against Northwestern in Week One, but the road doesn’t get any easier. The Orange stays close to home to host No. 2 USC (1-0, 0-0 Pac-12) at Metlife […]

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Sep 07, 2012

ACC Week Two Preview

North Carolina (1-0, 0-0 ACC) visits Wake Forest (1-0, 0-0 ACC) in the only conference game scheduled for this week. North Carolina had an impressive game against Elon in the opening week, while Wake Forest struggled a bit against Liberty before ultimately bringing home the win. Miami (1-0, 1-0 ACC) looks to pull off an upset against No. 21 Kansas State (1-0, 0-0 Big 12) in Manhattan to avenge last year’s heartbreaking loss. Virginia (1-0, 0-0 ACC) won comfortably over […]

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Sep 05, 2012

2012 ACC Previews: Duke with ACC Sports Journal

We’re previewing the upcoming season with help from our team bloggers. Today, Ben from ACC Sports Journal discusses the Blue Devil’s expectations with 17 returning starters. If David Cutcliffe and Duke want to return to the postseason for the first time in 18 years, they will have to orchestrate some major upsets in 2012. Games at Stanford, Virginia Tech and Florida State precede a difficult final stretch that brings Clemson and Miami to Durham. The Blue Devil’s will look to […]

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Sep 01, 2012

Russell Athletic Bowl Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets for the 23rd Annual Russell Athletic Bowl are now on sale to the general public. Tickets may be purchased at any Ticketmaster outlet, at the Amway Center box office, by phone (800.745.3000) or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets are priced at $35-$72, with special seating in the end zone Uprights Club (featuring unlimited food and drink) at $202.50. Slated for a 5:30 p.m. kickoff on Dec. 28, the game features top-tier teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Big […]

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